Careers

Subscription and Ticketing Services Assistant

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New York City's preeminent chamber music organization, seeks one responsible, efficient, friendly, self-motivated individual for the position of Subscription and Ticketing Services Assistant. The Subscription and Ticketing Services Assistant is the first point of contact for CMS ticket buyers. He/she represents CMS to the public and therefore shall maintain exemplary customer service policies. Candidates must be extremely organized, have the ability to multitask and self-govern, work well with others, be detail-oriented, have excellent customer service skills, possess a friendly, pleasant personality, be able to lift up to 40 pounds, and enjoy working with the public. Knowledge of classical music is highly important, however, we will also consider candidates who are interested in actively learning more about the chamber music art form. Duties include: processing phone and mail ticket orders, assisting with concerts as required, processing subscription requests, database entry, filing, and additional duties as directed.

This is a full-time position, split between regular office hours and event duties. The candidate must be available to work events on Sundays and weekday evenings. Prior box office experience and working knowledge of the Tessitura ticketing system are preferred. Please send a cover letter and resume to info@chambermusicsociety.org for consideration. No phone calls, please.

Manager of Institutional Giving

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center seeks a full-time Manager of Institutional Giving.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Development, the Manager is an integral member of a six-person fundraising team and a creative force responsible for all grant-writing activities in support of institution-wide funding needs. Position is responsible for drafting foundation, corporate and government grants, reports and related correspondence; tracking deadlines and grant fulfillment; researching prospects; other organizational and programmatic messaging for CMS materials as needed. Some attendance at concerts and events is required.

Qualifications:
We seek a highly-organized self-starter with exceptional writing ability, who holds at least a bachelor’s degree and has a minimum of two years of experience as a grant writer. Candidate should have a working knowledge of databases, be skilled in MS Office, and possess the ability to adapt to and work in a variety of online grant portals. Love of the arts, generally, and classical music, in particular, is desirable. Salary competitive; outstanding benefits.

Please send a cover letter and resume to: MIGSearch@chambermusicsociety.org. No phone calls, please.

Digital Content Assistant

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center seeks a full-time Digital Content Assistant to be a part of a busy three person Digital Content team which produces 25 live streamed events, films 38 concerts each season, and maintains a video archive of over 500 performances, lectures, and master classes on the CMS website. Duties include exporting final video edits of concerts for online usage; posting new video, live streams, or radio programs to the CMS website; responding to media requests from CMS artists or presenters; updating the analytics report for the most recent live stream; reading scores and scripted camera shots for the evening’s concert live stream; and assisting with the creation of content for CMS’s various social media.

The successful candidate must have an understanding of classical music and proficiency reading classical music scores; a proven ability to learn new skills quickly; work well as a team player; and possess an attention to detail, strong time management skills, and the ability to communicate clearly. Candidates must be available to work select weekday evenings.

Please send a cover letter and resume to digital@chambermusicsociety.org NO CALLS PLEASE.